Remorseless vs Barbarous - What's the difference?

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Remorseless is a related term of barbarous.


As adjectives the difference between remorseless and barbarous

is that remorseless is without remorse, mercy or pity while barbarous is not classical or pure.

remorseless

English

Adjective

(head)
  • without remorse, mercy or pity
  • unyielding or relentless
  • barbarous

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete) barbarouse

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not classical or pure.
  • uncivilized, uncultured
  • Like a barbarian, especially in sound; noisy, dissonant.
  • I did but prompt the age to quit their cloggs
    By the known rules of antient libertie,
    When strait a barbarous noise environs me
    Of Owles and Cuckoes, Asses, Apes and Doggs - (1673)

    Derived terms

    * barbarously * barbarousness